Embroidering Stems Around A Hoop

I was itching to add something new to one of my patterns. Something unique. Something that would catch the eye of one of my viewers.

I came up with this cool idea of wrapping the stems around an embroidery hoop and I absolutely LOVE how it turned out! It makes the embroidery hoop feel like part of the art, not just the fabric that I embroidered!

I first attempted this 3D stem look with my “self-care” embroidery hoop and it was a hit on social media! This encouraged me to create a pattern that could be used by others.

Because of the current COVID19 pandemic, I decided to create my “Wash Your Hands” pattern. Something comical, yet useful in today’s world. A sweet little reminder I will be hanging in my bathroom at home.

Again, I used my 3D stem look to give this embroidery hoop a little extra character.

Because I know not everyone will want to embroider something that says “Wash Your Hands,” this pattern also comes with a BLANK TEMPLATE allowing for others to add their own word(s) to the floral pattern and make it their own.

Some other phrases I would love to see in the center of this hoop are:

  • love at home
  • have courage
  • be kind
  • love is spoken here
  • strong and beautiful
  • make today amazing

Want to get the cool 3D stem look?! Here is a video tutorial teaching you how to wrap your stems around an embroidery hoop!